Metso's financial information in 2006

Metso Corporation  Stock Exchange Announcement October 26, 2005 at 11.00 a.m.

Metso's financial information in 2006

In 2006 Metso Corporation will publish its Financial Statements and three Interim
Reviews as follows:

February 8, 2006               2005 Financial Statements
April 28, 2006                 Interim Review for January - March 2006
July 27, 2006                  Interim Review for January - June 2006
October 25, 2006               Interim Review for January - September 2006.

The printed Annual Report for 2005 will be published during the week starting on
March 13, 2005.

Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting is planned to be held on April 4,
2006. Metso's Board of Directors will summon the Meeting at a later date.

Metso is a global technology corporation serving customers in the pulp and paper
industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other
industries. In 2004, the net sales of Metso Corporation were approx. EUR 4
billion, and it has some 22,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Metso's
shares are listed on the Helsinki and New York Stock Exchanges.

Metso Corporation

Olli Vaartimo                            Kati Renvall
Executive Vice President and CFO         Vice President,
                                         Corporate Communications

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About Us

Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso employs over 14,000 people in more than 50 countries.